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Prayer vs. Request

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Prayernoun

A practice of communicating with one's God.

‘Through prayer I ask for God's blessings.’;

Requestverb

(transitive) to express the need or desire for

Prayernoun

The act of praying.

‘In many cultures, prayer involves singing.’;

Requestverb

(transitive) to ask somebody to do something

Prayernoun

The specific words or methods used for praying.

‘Christians recite the Lord's Prayer.’; ‘For Baha'is there's a difference between obligatory and devotional prayer.’;

Requestnoun

Act of requesting (with the adposition at in the presence of possessives, and on in their absence).

Prayernoun

A meeting held for the express purpose of praying.

‘Grandpa never misses a chance to go to prayer.’;

Requestnoun

A formal message requesting something.

Prayernoun

A request; a petition.

‘This, your honor, is my prayer; that all here be set free.’;

Requestnoun

of being sought after.

Prayernoun

(mostly in negative constructions) The remotest hope or chance.

‘That team doesn't have a prayer of winning the championship.’;

Requestnoun

(obsolete) That which is asked for or requested.

Prayernoun

One who prays.

Requestnoun

The act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty.

‘I will marry her, sir, at your request.’;

Prayernoun

One who prays; a supplicant.

Requestnoun

That which is asked for or requested.

‘I will both hear and grant you your requests.’;

Prayernoun

The act of praying, or of asking a favor; earnest request or entreaty; hence, a petition or memorial addressed to a court or a legislative body.

Requestnoun

A state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand.

‘Knowledge and fame were in as great request as wealth among us now.’;

Prayernoun

The act of addressing supplication to a divinity, especially to the true God; the offering of adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving to the Supreme Being; as, public prayer; secret prayer.

‘As he is famed for mildness, peace, and prayer.’;

Requestverb

To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor.

Prayernoun

The form of words used in praying; a formula of supplication; an expressed petition; especially, a supplication addressed to God; as, a written or extemporaneous prayer; to repeat one's prayers.

‘He made those excellent prayers which were published immediately after his death.’;

Requestverb

To address with a request; to ask.

‘I request youTo give my poor host freedom.’;

Prayernoun

the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving);

‘the priest sank to his knees in prayer’;

Requestnoun

a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

Prayernoun

reverent petition to a deity

Requestnoun

the verbal act of requesting

Prayernoun

earnest or urgent request;

‘an entreaty to stop the fighting’; ‘an appeal for help’; ‘an appeal to the public to keep calm’;

Requestverb

express the need or desire for; ask for;

‘She requested an extra bed in her room’; ‘She called for room service’;

Prayernoun

a fixed text used in praying

Requestverb

ask (a person) to do something;

‘She asked him to be here at noon’; ‘I requested that she type the entire manuscript’;

Prayernoun

someone who prays to God

Requestverb

inquire for (information);

‘I requested information from the secretary’;

Prayer

Prayer is an invocation that seeks with an object of worship through deliberate communication. In the narrow sense, the term refers to an act of supplication or intercession directed towards a god or a deified ancestor.

Requestnoun

an act of asking politely or formally for something

‘a request for information’; ‘the club's excursion was postponed at the request of some of the members’;

Requestnoun

a thing that is asked for

‘to have our ideas taken seriously is surely a reasonable request’;

Requestnoun

an instruction to a computer to provide information or perform another function

‘the computer is busy servicing requests from other processes’;

Requestnoun

a tune or song played on a radio programme, typically accompanied by a personal message, in response to a listener's request.

Requestnoun

the state of being sought after

‘human intelligence, which is in constant request in a family’;

Requestverb

politely or formally ask for

‘the chairman requested that the reports be considered’; ‘he received the information he had requested’;

Requestverb

politely or formally ask (someone) to do something

‘the letter requested him to report to London’;

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